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Lysol In Toddler S Eyes
I was using a Lysol disinfectant spray. After I was done I rubbed my eyes, but forgot I was using the spray earlier. Should I be worried about this?
Not to worry: If there was enough on your hands to cause any damage to your eyes, you would have had an immediate sense of discomfort and pain. The fact that you are asking the question, indicates that your eyes did not react and you did no harm. ...Read more
Unlikely: The ingredients in lysol can cause an irritation of the surface of the eye, the cornea, that can be quite uncomfortable but will usually resolve within 24 hours if you avoid further exposure to concentrated levels of that chemical. ...Read more
Flush eyes!: Lysol can be very irritating to the eyes at the least, and can be quite harmful. Flush the eyes with copious amounts of water immediately and for several minutes. If you do not feel better within a couple of minutes, go to an emergency room to have the eyes checked. Burns to the eye from chemicals can be dangerous. ...Read more
Hi! My 5 year old brother got lysol spray in his eye. I don't know what to do but he says it feels better. Is there any special thing I should do?
Monitor the situatn: Any such agent can cause a chemical burning to the sensitive eye tissues including the central cornea. If he is not in pain, he may have blinked quickly enough to protect the cornea & minimized damage. I would expect some irritation that could benefit from OTC eye drops for comfort. If he complains of any burning pain or change of vision I would have him seen. ...Read more
I sprayed Lysol disinfectant to a plastic wreath about a month ago. Today a thin leaf from it got into my eye. Can the Lysol chemical on it harm my eye?
No: By this time the Lysol has dried and can not harm you the biggest risk is a scratch from the leaf ...Read more
I have staph/suspected MRSA on neck. Its covered, treated w meds topical n oral...C as n child sleep in same bed if I lysol sheets before?
Why take risks???: Mrsa aside, why are you sleeping with a child. Cosleeping with infants is associated with suffication deaths (see aap position statement pediatrics 11/11). By mid childhood this fosters dependence at a time when kids should begin to create their own individuality & accomplishments. ...Read more
A child I babysit came down with hand, foot, mouth virus, will Lysol wipes kill this virus? What is the best prevention?
Is eye red?: How long its going on? Discharge? Probably nothing, but if redness and complaints persist, see ophthalmologist. ...Read more
coughing/voming: Small pinpoint red dots that represent small broken capillaries will often show up around the eyes, face &upper torso of kids after a coughing spell or vomiting. These will not be found below the nipple line. They are transient & not the sign of a worrisome problem. ...Read more
Is it Normal for toddler to have cream to yellow in corner of eyes. Can only be seen when he looks to the side.?
What do you think is causing my 21 month toddler to be continuing to sneeze all day, this being the 2nd day. Eyes little puffy. Cno other symptoms.
Depends exact place: Red spots around the eyes, could be due to a range of issues. If it is on the skin and not on the white part of eye, the conjunctiva, then think of dermatological issues. If it blanches or not when glass slide (or plastic cup) pushed down shows if it is petechiae (can be from straining, vomiting, viruses, fever, bugs, allergic dermatitis, chicken pox, etc) or vasculitis (more worrisome). See eyemd. ...Read more
See below: This ia a problem that is best solved by a visit to his/her doctor. Only through a thorough evaluation can a root cause be discovered and an appropriate therapeutic plan implemented. ...Read more
My toddler has a cold and now has yellow crusty discharge from his eyes. His eyes are not pink...But what else could it be?
Pink eye: Not much else it can be. Perhaps allergy? If getting worse, go to pediatrician. ...Read more
Got hit on the head by toddler. With. Wooden toy. Having headache painful eyes but headache is getting better slowly. Happened 6 hours ago.?
What would be a reason for a toddler rolling eyes upwards or to the side when playing? He's mostly smiling when he's doing so I think it's play.
Probably behavioral: If it is unassociated with loss of consciousness, it is most likely behavioral. If it is happening more than 6 times a day, see your pediatrician. ...Read more
3 yr old toddler complaining both her eyes hurt all the time for about 2 weeks now. At first I thought it was just a thirst headache. Seeing dr 2morro?
Right steps: Seeing a doctor is a good first step - and a pediatric ophthalmologist might also be in this sequence. Analysis would include things such as does the child see well, are the eyes red, is there discharge or signs of infection, is there associated systemic illness of some sort? And is the condition getting better or worse? Good luck with your child's examination. ...Read more
Sometimes when my toddler has a cold or is sleep deprived he gets what looks like a black eye under one of his eyes. What is it and should I be concerned? He does not seem bothered by it, but it just looks awful.
Toddler is puffy under eyes off and on since birth. Can this be a normal trait for some kids? Normal eye exam.
Puffy eyes: Puffy eyes might sometimes be caused by a smoker on a dog or cat that might be shedding. If any of those things are prevelent it might explain your childs puffy eyes. ...Read more
My toddler just got his 3 15 month shots 4 days ago his nose and eyes has been running can I give him benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Yes: Just carefully follow the dosage directions on the bottle, based on toddler's weight. ...Read more
Toddler is always pale with dark eyes. She sleeps for min of 12hours a night. She has vitamins daily and fairly balanced diet. Gets tired alot.?
See your doctor: It might not be serious, but fatigue in a toddler can be a sign of a serious problem. She needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
20m toddler with pinkeye and prescribed eye drops fights treatment all the 4x she has it. I'm scared of hurting her eyes keeping her eyelids open.
Try this: If you place your thumb/finger on her cheek and tug the skin out/down it creates a shelf. If you put the drops on that shelf & her natural blinking will distribute the drops. Anyone will fight putting stuff directly on the eyeball and naturally try to flick it out. ...Read more
My toddler missed his step on concrete stairs and bumped his nose hard like almost right between the eyes how long should it be swollen its been 24hrs?
What are the symptoms of mono in a toddler my 2 yr old is getting over a virus but possibly has mono has had swollen eyes for a week?
Accidentally put antipyrine and benzocaine ear drops in my toddler's eyes multiple times today without realizing it. Didn't flush because didn't know!
Flush: Call poison control in your area. Have him checked. All the best. ...Read more
Common cold: If the fever is not high, and they do not have difficulty breathing, then keep them comfortable and well hydrated and let it runs its course. Most colds resolve within a few days. If they have high fever and/or difficulty breathing and/or they develop other symptoms, then they should be seen for an evaluation by their pediatrician or hospital emergency room depending on availability. ...Read more
Allergies present: Yes. Do you have a smoker in the house? Have you gotten a new pet in the house, dog or cat. See an allergist for help. ...Read more
As with most rashes.: ...This could be a variety of things. This could be a virus, or this could be a bacterial infection that would respond to an antibiotic. This could be little tiny spots of blood under the skin that sometimes show up after hard coughing or vomiting. This could be freckles. It cannot be diagnosed online with the description you've given. You must see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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